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Adult Social Care Policy consultations

Draft Choice and Top Up Policy

The draft Choice and Top Up Policy consultation is now closed and we would like to thank everyone who took part and gave us their views.

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  • The Draft Choice and Top Up Policy sets out the approach the Council will take in asking relatives to contribute to the cost of a care package.  As well as the amount of choice the Council will offer to meet someone's assessed needs.

Read the Choice and Top Up Policy Easy Read version

Read more about the draft Choice and Top Up Policy.

This consultation is now closed and we would like to thank everyone who took part and gave us their views.

The Council sought views on proposed changes to the Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy:

  • The Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy sets out the maximum we will pay for the different types of social care services we provide.  As well as our approach to paying the Living Wage Foundation to frontline staff.

Read more about the Usual Maximum Price and Inflation Policy.

Cornwall Council also sought views on the introducing a proposed new method for calculating the cost of placements in Care Homes called the Fair Cost of Care. We want to ensure the way in which we pay providers of care homes is:

  • fair
  • transparent
  • takes account of the actual cost of delivering care in the local market therefore supporting sustainable and responsive services

Read more about the Fair Cost of Care on the Care home services page.